Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
you're going to get us on the right track first fighting those mood swings. first act of defense, you say exercising at least 30 minutes a day. why and how much? >> it doesn't have to be strenuous. it literally can be obviously you can hit the gym. but do yoga or meditation or put your child in a stroller and just walk. and that's because exercise -- >> mm-hmm. >> lets out feel-good hormones and put you in a better mind set. it needs to be like a prescription. the second thing, you want to eat fatty fish like salmon and sardines at least three times a week. >> you've got an example of some things you can eat. >> i got a little creative over here. salmon sushi, or you can put salmon in a pasta with vegetables. and the reason i'm picking salmon is because it has the type of omega 3 fat called epa. when we look at the research, that tends to be linked to better brain health. and boosting your mood a little bit, more so than the type of omega 3 and things like walnuts and flak seeds. whenever you can, go for the fish. >> how about supplements? >> two supplements that are definitely worth
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
fights broke out before penalty flags were thrown. >> unsportsman like conduct defense. >> reporter: although it wasn't captured on camera, ravens head coach harbaugh is reportedly being investigated for bumping a ref after he tried to get a time-out in the fourth quarter. harbaugh got flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, sparking an angry chant in the stands. >> that's the loudest manure chant i've ever heard. >> what's happening is certain types of penalties aren't being called and it's causing players to get frustrated and coaches to get frustrated. this is an emotional game, and it starts to spill over. >> reporter: the chaos led the players association to write a letter to nfl owners that didn't mince its words. your decision of lock out officials with more than 1,500 years of collective nfl experience has led to a deterioration of order, safety and integrity. the nfl says the sticking point with the officials union is over how to improve officiating, but nbc's peter king reports that they are hung up over $3.3 million in pensions, a drop in the bucket when you consider the nfl
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
of defense, that's only a tiny representation of the real number. which is closer to 19,000. because many victims don't come forward afraid their careers might suffer and knowing how hard it is to get justice. >> we have a moral duty. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says since taking over last year, he's made this issue a top priority. starting with better prosecution of those who commit these crimes. >> and what do you think of the prosecution rates? just last year only 240 cases were prosecuted of the more than 3,000 or so that were actually reported. >> yeah, it's an outrage that we aren't prosecuting. >> are rapists getting away with rape? >> look, these are tough cases, let's understand. as a lawyer, i look and know how tough these cases are sometimes. but, the fact is we can do this. we need to improve the investigations. and we need to ensure that we have prosecutors who are willing to bring these cases to court and make sure that these people don't get away. >> reporter: but that resolve is being tested right now with the latest scandal rocking the air force base in
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
if leemg defense spending cuts go through. >> the impact will be immediate and significant right here in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: with less than 40 days to go, both men are speaking directly to voters. the president's team releasing this new ad that feels like a campaign closing argument. >> with you if i can sit down with you, in your living room or around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. >> reporter: voters are now weighing in with more than half the country, 30 states in all, already having started to cast their ballot. and you really can't overestimate the importance of early voting this go-round. in 2008 it was nearly a third of all voters, savannah, that cast their ballots before election day. this year that number is expected to rise to as much as 40%, and today when michelle obama goes out to the university of northern iowa, she will be giving a speech, but it's not just a speech, she is also be asking the supporters there to cast their votes nearly on the spot. there's a polling place just a few steps away.